We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Potted Out Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Stock Lane, Grasmere LA22 9SJ, England
+44 15394 35572
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

651 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 648: English reviews
Leven
Level Contributor
72 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had picked this restaurant on the basis of the reviews and the website. The website says food is available from 11.00 am to 8.30 pm and it is open every day. We went along on a Tuesday evening in December at about 6.45 pm and the place was in darkness. Luckily the restaurant across the road was open and... More 

Helpful?
Thank Lynn H
St Albans, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Following a sleety, wet walk to Easedale Tarn, we were in desperate need of sustenance and warmth. Potted Out provided this in abundance - cheesy paninis, thrice baked chips followed by cake (coffee and walnut was superb) and hot tea. Friendly staff as well. Thank you.

Helpful?
1 Thank Karen H
Level Contributor
28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Second visit here. Good coffee and decent scones. A good choice of snacks and meals. Right on Main Street.

Helpful?
1 Thank Steve L
Kendal, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Grasmere for a nice Sunday afternoon out with the intention of going for a walk and having a nice lunch somewhere. After a long haul around Grasmere trying to find somewhere to have food (we tried everywhere but apparently nowhere in Grasmere has the business sense to properly serve food on a Sunday), we found this place. The... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Joanna E
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
87 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

we called in for a second breakfast, intended to get scones and tea, and that s what we got: two enormous scones with clotted cream and jam, earl grey and coffee, what a lovely nice meal we had! The place is cosy and warm, perfect for a late breakfast in a wintery morning.

Helpful?
Thank Marcello D
Bolton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We called here for a hot drink to warm us up on a lovely autumn day. We sat outside with the dog and enjoyed hot chocolates and purchased a delicious looking piece of Coffee and walnut cake to enjoy later. Very friendly staff café clean and welcoming.

Helpful?
1 Thank dianerainford
Wakefield, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We called with friends for a coffee and scone whilst on holiday in Grasmere. The manager and staff made us very welcome. The cafe was full which speaks volumes and the food looked really tempting and well presented . We visit Grasmere usually 2 to 3 times a year and we think this is one of the best cafe's in... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank thepollards1967
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Relaxed, casual and friendly atmosphere! Food was really good quality with a great wine list! Italian themed and great dishes! Fantastic to get a piping hot pasta dish! Will definately revisit !

Helpful?
Thank Jsstags1
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic experience! Friendly and helpful staff, amazing food and lovely decor, we really enjoyed our visit. The lamb and mashed potato was especially exquisite.

Helpful?
1 Thank Lauren L
Level Contributor
13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We've been here before as it's often a bit quieter at coffee time as it's not right in the centre of grasmere. Very cheerful, friendly manager. Great cinnamon latte, and straight black for hubby. We shared an enormous fruit scone with generous amount of jam, butter and clotted cream. A shame these were served in paper containers as not sure... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Elizabeth S

Travellers who viewed Potted Out Cafe also viewed

Grasmere, Lake District
Grasmere, Lake District
 
Grasmere, Lake District
Grasmere, Lake District
 
Grasmere, Lake District
 

Been to Potted Out Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Cafe, European, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stock Lane, Grasmere LA22 9SJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Grasmere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 35572

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Potted Out Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?